Demographics

People

Total Population1,969
Male Share of the Population46.9%
Female Share of the Population53.1%
Senior Citizens12.1%
Employed Population 16+934
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married37%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.6%
Median Earnings25+$31,582
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,792

Wealth

Median Family Income$54,107
% Above Poverty Level81.9%
% Below Poverty Level18.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home3%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.5%
% Using Public Transportation3.9%

Housing

People Living Alone28.9%
Median Gross Rent$788
Median House Value$113,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)28.8%
Irish13.9%
Dutch10%
English8%
Italian4.8%
Polish4.2%
French Except Basque4.1%
Scottish3%
Norwegian1.8%
Russian1.7%
Swedish0.9%
Welsh0.9%
Finnish0.7%
Swiss0.5%
Hungarian0.4%
Greek0.4%
Austrian0.3%
Czech0.3%
Canadian0.3%
German0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Danishn0.2%
African0.2%
Albanian0.2%
Australian0.2%
Egyptian0.1%
Arab0.1%
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Parchment Almanac

CategoryValue
County Kalamazoo County
Standard Zip Codes49004
Phone Area Codes269
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude42.35
Approximate Longitude-85.56

Parchment Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationKALAMAZOO STATE HOSPITAL
Distance3.5 miles
Jan Temp17 to 32 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp43 to 63 F
Annual Precip37.4 inches
StationGULL LAKE BIOL STA
Distance10.7 miles
Jan Temp16 to 32 F
Apr Temp36 to 61 F
Jul Temp61 to 86 F
Oct Temp42 to 63 F
Annual Precip38.8 inches
StationHASTINGS
Distance26.6 miles
Jan Temp14 to 30 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp59 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 61 F
Annual Precip35.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Augusta918$57,153
Galesburg2,120$37,083
Kalamazoo76,040$54,486
Plainwell3,802$68,036
Portage48,421$80,634
Richland741$81,667

Parchment Public Libraries

Parchment Community Library
401 SOUTH RIVERVIEW DRIVE
Parchment, Michigan
(269) 343-7747

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